Reporting for duty! Over the years I’ve written numerous reports about poetry events and contests. The following is a selection of these and other reports, arranged chronologically, except for the contests section, which presents the most recent results first.
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Japanese Renku Group Visits San Francisco (1991) [includes a new postscript about rengay]
American Haiku Archives Inauguration (1996) [includes photos]
Haiku Society of America Thirtieth-Anniversary Haiku Retreat (1998)
Haiku Society of America National Quarterly Meeting in Seattle (June 2010)
Haiku North America Conferences
A Tanka Turning Point: The Tanka Society of America “Tanka Day” (2003)
Tanka Society of America
Most of my president’s messages are not republished here, but I do include the following.
President’s Message (Ribbons 16:2)
President’s Message (Ribbons 16:3)
I’ve judged numerous other contests that are not recorded here, especially prior to 2000. Most of these are haiku and related contests, except as indicated, loosely presenting the most recent first.
2015 Griffin-Farlow Haiku Award—North Carolina Poetry Society
2008 Jerry Kilbride Memorial English-Language Haibun Contest
2006 Moon Viewing Poetry Contest (longer poetry)
1998 Merit Book Awards (book awards)